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Old 03-29-2004, 07:20 AM   #1
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How to force login


How can I force a user login in to the console and open automatically the xinit and rdesktop and after he close rdesktop go back to the login screen

I know this can be done using passwd but I donīt know how

Can anyone help!!
 
Old 03-29-2004, 07:35 AM   #2
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why wouldn't you use kdm / gdm / xdm ? grafics login screen adn when user logs out, the grafics login screen comes up again! change the default runlevel to the grafics (mostly 4) in the /etc/inittab

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Old 03-30-2004, 11:31 AM   #3
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The machines are slow and runing just xinit is much faster then run kdm
 
Old 03-31-2004, 03:31 AM   #4
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you could put this in the users ~/.profile or ~/.bashrc (depending on the shell used):

# start ~/.profile
startx (or whatever you do to start the enviroment)
logout
# end ~/.profile

this will start the X server and after logging out of X, the user will be logged out.

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